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Event Listings

Our upcoming events are listed below:


<h3>Women on the Revolution Series: #ImNoJaneDoe</h3>

Jeffrey Epstein, Harvey Weinstein, R. Kelly, Bill Cosby, et.al. We all know their names, but can we as easily name the brave women who dared tell their stories? Join us for a celebration of the power of a woman's voice, featuring true personal stories from survivors and the journalists who amplified the voices of a movement.

Date: Sunday, November 3, 2019
Time: 1:30 PM Door | 2:00 PM Show
Location: Levitt Auditorium | 401 S Broad St, Philadelphia, PA 19147
Tickets: $50 / $45.00 Early Bird Pricing before October 25th
               $52 at Door

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<h3>Slam Series: The First Time</h3>

First Person Arts and the Erotic Literary Salon have joined forces to produce the Erotic Slam – First Time.

Date: Monday, November 4, 2019
Time: 6:30 PM Door | 7:00 PM Show
Location: Time Restaurant | 1315 Sansom Street, Philadelphia, PA 19107
Tickets: $15 / $13.50 Early Bird Pricing before October 25th
               $17 at Door

First Person Arts members should log-in to purchase their discounted tickets on this site. Your discount will appear in the cart. Member ticket prices available after October 25th.



<h3>Immortal Series: Socrates Now</h3>

Plead guilty and live - or die now for what you believe. Socrates goes on trial for his life. Facing his accusers with only wit, cutting logic, and the courage of his ideals.

Date: Tuesday, November 5, 2019
Time: 6:30 PM Door | 7:00 PM Show
Location: International House | 3701 Chestnut St, Philadelphia, PA 19104
Tickets: $35 / $31.50 Early Bird Pricing before October 25th
               $37 at Door

First Person Arts members should log-in to purchase their discounted tickets on this site. Your discount will appear in the cart. Member ticket prices available after October 25th.



<h3>Becoming Philadelphia Series: Jericho Brown</h3>

We invite you to participate in this series of FREE poetry readings & our signature First Person Arts StoryShare Circles in the communities where you live. We want to hear your stories of becoming a Philadelphian.

Date: Wednesday, November 6, 2019
Time: 6:00 PM Doors | 6:30 PM Show
Location: Jospeh E. Ooleman Library | 68 W Chelten Ave, Philadelphia, PA 19144



<h3>Slam Series: StorySlam</h3>

TBD

Date: Wednesday, November 6, 2019
Time: 6:30 PM Door | 7:00 PM Show
Location: Ruba Club | 416 Green St, Philadelphia, PA 19123
Tickets: $15 / $13.50 Early Bird Pricing before October 25th
               $17 at Door

First Person Arts members should log-in to purchase their discounted tickets on this site. Your discount will appear in the cart. Member ticket prices available after October 25th.



<h3>Becoming Philadelphia Series: Ladan Osman</h3>

We invite you to participate in this series of FREE poetry readings & our signature First Person Arts StoryShare Circles in the communities where you live. We want to hear your stories of becoming a Philadelphian.

Date: Thursday, November 7, 2019
Time: 6:00 PM Doors | 6:30 PM Show
Location: Kingsessing Library Branch | 1201 S 51st St, Philadelphia, PA 19143



<h3>Workshop: SlamCamp with Nimisha Ladva</h3>

BACK BY POPULAR DEMAND!
Have you ever thought about putting your name in the First Person Arts Slam bucket but stopped yourself?

Date: Saturday, November 9, 2019
Time: 1:30 PM Door | 2:00 PM Show
Location: Parkway Central Library The Robert & Eileen Kennedy Heim Center | 1901 Vine Street, Philadelphia, PA 19103
Tickets: $25 / $22.50 Early Bird Pricing before October 25th
               $27 at Door



<h3>Workshop: Holiday Gift Making</h3>

Turn your own story into a holiday gift! Join Linda Dubin Garfield, printmaker/mixed media artist, for a Mixed Media Memoir Workshop at Da Vinci Art Alliance.

Date: Sunday, November 10, 2019
Time: 1:30 PM Door | 2:00 PM Show
Location: Da Vinvi Art Alliance | 704 Catharine St, Philadelphia, PA 19147
Tickets: $25 / $22.50 Early Bird Pricing before October 25th
               $27 at Door



<h3>Becoming Philadelphia Series: Taylor Mali</h3>

We invite you to participate in this series of FREE poetry readings & our signature First Person Arts StoryShare Circles in the communities where you live. We want to hear your stories of becoming a Philadelphian.

Date: Sunday, November 10, 2019
Time: 6:00 PM Doors | 6:30 PM Show
Location: South Philadelphia Health and Literacy Center | 1700 S Broad St, Philadelphia, PA 19145



<h3>Immortal Series: Banished</h3>

This performance asks the uncomfortable questions. It shines a light on the darkened halls of the child sex offender registry. It challenges perceptions and informs the public.

Date: Monday, November 11, 2019
Time: 6:30 PM Door | 7:00 PM Show
Location: National Jewish Museum of American History | 101 S Independence Mall E, Philadelphia, PA 19106
Tickets: $20 / $18 Early Bird Pricing before October 25th
               $22 at Door

First Person Arts members should log-in to purchase their discounted tickets on this site. Your discount will appear in the cart. Member ticket prices available after October 25th.



<h3>Becoming Philadelphia Series: Geffrey Davis</h3>

We invite you to participate in this series of FREE poetry readings & our signature First Person Arts StoryShare Circles in the communities where you live. We want to hear your stories of becoming a Philadelphian.

Date: Tuesday, November 12, 2019
Time: 6:00 PM Doors | 6:30 PM Show
Location: Lucien E. Blackwell Regional Library | 125 S 52nd St, Philadelphia, PA 19139



<h3>Women on the Revolution Series: Out of the Shadows</h3>

Brave women will share stories that provide insight from real life experiences on the debate around abortion.

Date: Tuesday, November 12, 2019
Time: 6:30 PM Door | 7:00 PM Show
Location: American Friends Center: Rufus Jones Room | 1501 Cherry St, Philadelphia, PA 19102
Tickets: $10 / $9 Early Bird Pricing before October 25th
               $12 at Door

First Person Arts members should log-in to purchase their discounted tickets on this site. Your discount will appear in the cart. Member ticket prices available after October 25th.



<h3>Women on the Revolution Series: I Killed the Cow</h3>

I Killed the Cow is a one-woman show by Larissa Marten, that uses metaphor to talk about sexual assault.

Date: Wednesday, November 12, 2019
Time: 6:30 PM Door | 7:00 PM Show
Location: TBD | TBD
Tickets: $25 / $22.50 Early Bird Pricing before October 25th
               $27 at Door

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<h3>Immortal Series: Life, Death, Life Again</h3>

Life, Death, Life Again: Children Sentenced to Die in Prison shares the stories of people sentenced to die in prison for violent crimes committed as children, and a victim’s grandson who chose to lead with forgiveness.

Date: Wednesday, November 13, 2019
Time: 6:30 PM Door | 7:00 PM Show
Location: National Liberty Museum Liberty Hall | 321 Chestnut St, Philadelphia, PA 19106
Tickets: $20 / $18 Early Bird Pricing before October 25th
               $22 at Door

First Person Arts members should log-in to purchase their discounted tickets on this site. Your discount will appear in the cart. Member ticket prices available after October 25th.



<h3>Beyond Expectations Series: EMOC</h3>

Coming Home after incarceration is a new beginning, challenging, and even at times hilarious. Join us for an evening featuring a group of incredible males of color sharing true, personal stories about their experiences as returning citizens.

Date: Thursday, November 14, 2019
Time: 6:30 PM Door | 7:00 PM Show
Location: WHYY | 150 N 6th St, Philadelphia, PA 19106



<h3>Women on the Revolution Series: FPA Appreciation Party</h3>

TBD

Date: Friday, November 15, 2019
Time: 6:30 PM Door | 7:00 PM Show
Location: TBD | TBD
Tickets: $25 / $22.50 Early Bird Pricing before October 25th
               $27 at Door

First Person Arts members should log-in to purchase their discounted tickets on this site. Your discount will appear in the cart. Member ticket prices available after October 25th.



<h3>Becoming Philadelphia Series: Tina Chang</h3>

We invite you to participate in this series of FREE poetry readings & our signature First Person Arts StoryShare Circles in the communities where you live. We want to hear your stories of becoming a Philadelphian.

Date: Saturday, November 16, 2019
Time: 1:30 PM Doors | 2:00 PM Show
Location: Independence Library | 18 S 7th St, Philadelphia, PA 19106



<h3>Workshop: Che Guerrera Comedy SlamCamp</h3>

Che Guerrero’s stand-up workshops are designed for complete beginners or those with relatively little experience writing and telling their own jokes in front of a crowd. It’s a great safe space to start because it will help you get more comfortable before heading out to the various open mics around the city.

Date: Saturday, November 16, 2019
Time: 1:30 PM Door | 2:00 PM Show
Location: World Cafe Live | 3025 Walnut St, Philadelphia, PA 19104
Tickets: $25 / $22.50 Early Bird Pricing before October 25th
               $27 at Door



<h3>Slam Series: GrandSlam</h3>

Contestants try to win over celebrity judges with their most outrageous, gutsy, and heartfelt personal tales.

Date: Saturday, November 16, 2019
Time: 6:30 PM Door | 7:00 PM Show
Location: World Cafe Live | 3025 Walnut St, Philadelphia, PA 19104
Tickets: $25 / $22.50 Early Bird Pricing before October 25th
               $27 at Door

First Person Arts members should log-in to purchase their discounted tickets on this site. Your discount will appear in the cart. Member ticket prices available after October 25th.